Karim Bellarabi | Playerprofile
Karim Bellarabi was born on 8 April 1990 in Berlin and plays for Bayer 04 Leverkusen. He played for FC Huchting from 1997-1998, for SV Werder Bremen from 1998-2004, for FC Oberneuland from 2004-2008, for Eintracht Braunschweig from 2008-2011, for Bayer 04 Leverkusen from 2011-2013, for Eintracht Braunschweig from 2013-2014 and has played for Bayer 04 Leverkusen since 2014.
Current season 2019/20
In this season, the 29-year-old has scored two goals and takes second place within his squad. He shares this rank with Kai Havertz and Lucas Alario. With one assist, the player with the shirt number 38 presently has the third-most in his team along with Charles Aránguiz, Kai Havertz, Nadiem Amiri, Kerem Demirbay, Julian Baumgartlinger and Lucas Alario. With 25 shots taken so far, the 1.84m-tall midfielder has had the second-most attempts on goal of any Bayer 04 Leverkusen player. With nine passes to a shot, he currently occupies fifth place within the team statistics along with Lars Bender. In seven of the previous nine games of the season, Karim Bellarabi was in the starting line-up. Of these nine games, he won 3 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for two games.
Karim Bellarabi played his last game on the 11th matchday of the 2019/20 season (10 November 2019). Playing for Bayer 04 Leverkusen, he won against VfL Wolfsburg 2-0. He was in the starting line-up in this game and played as a midfielder for 45 minutes. In doing so, Karim Bellarabi scored one goal. He shot at the opponent's goal a total of two times, which is the highest amount of any player in the club. In terms of total touches, he had 21 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 12 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win seven. He covered a distance of 5.5 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 17 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Karim Bellarabi has played 178 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 71. He has netted 32 goals during his appointments in the Bundesliga. So far, he has completed 152 matches with his current squad. Here, he has scored a total of 29 goals. With a total of 32 goals in his Bundesliga career so far, Karim Bellarabi presently takes 26th place on the active scoring chart.
Up to now, Karim Bellarabi has played 11 international matches for Germany. He scored a total of one goal in these games.